With public education struggling to retain students and the support of parents, Catholic schools have seen a significant jump in enrollment for the first time in two decades. U.S. News cited a report by the…
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School Choice Advocates Win School Board Election in Los Angeles
School choice advocates are now on the school board in Los Angeles, California, a win for parents and students.
Federal Vouchers or Trojan Horse?
To invest in federal school vouchers, or to leave it up to the states? That is the question facing conservatives under the Trump administration.
Gallup Poll: Americans Agree on Federal Funding for School Choice
A Gallup poll confirmed that the majority of Americans favor federal education tax credits to give parents the power to choose which schools that their children attend.
Charter Schools are a Model for Improving Education
Charter schools have proven to be a good education model, per a brief published by the Thomas Fordham Institute. The brief’s main focus was to detail three education models that states could use to retool…
New York Agrees on ‘Free Tuition’ Deal, but It Freezes Out Private Colleges
“Free college tuition” deal is reached in New York, but it really is not “free” since it could cost taxpayers at least $163 million.
School Choice Extension Bill Blocked by California Democratic Assemblywoman
California lawmakers are looking at whether to extend the school choice program an additional five years, but one lawmaker is taking a stand against it: California Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-San Diego) has halted extension of…
A Guide to Fight for School Choice
The Institute for Justice (IJ) and the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) issued a jointly-published guide on how lawmakers and activists can push for more school choice in their home states. In their second edition…
Should We Hold Off on Online and Blended Learning?
It is a good question to ask as some people are worried that this new trend may not lead to good educational outcomes. Photo by The Open University (OU)
Antidote to White Flight: Charter and Private Schools
Liberal activists concerned about the “white flight” from cities over the past four decades may want to consider a new approach that relies upon charter and private schools to reverse the flight pattern. Santa Ana,…